Business & Technology

the motion of the ocean

Wave power has finally come to the United States.

In Hawaii, the first successful U.S. wave-energy project is online.

Exxon Immobile

The federal government is investigating ExxonMobil’s accounting related to climate change.

This comes as Exxon is already under investigation by states for possibly lying to the public about climate science.

out of my dreams, into my car

We are the bosses of self-driving cars, say the feds.

The feds attempt to bring some order to the mess of rules around self-driving cars.

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Animal wrongs

Donald Trump might appoint an oil executive and anti-animal rights activist to head the Interior Department.

Forrest Lucas, whose company makes motor oil, recently financed a movie that's critical of animal protection groups.

Seams Risky

Big Coal is placing its final bets in these U.S. communities.

Despite the political and market forces arrayed against it, the dying U.S. coal industry is still clinging to life.

Sweden again

Sweden plans to give tax breaks for fixing stuff instead of throwing it away.

There Sweden goes again, making the rest of us look bad.

Special Report

Coal’s Last Gamble: A choking industry bets on one more big score

Why can't America quit this dirty, doomed fuel?

From Hot Wheels to No Wheels

A decade from now, nobody will own their own car.

Private car ownership is going the way of the dodo, says a manifesto published by Lyft co-founder John Zimmer. Instead, you'll subscribe to your ride.